Press Releases

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02/27/2014 Advocacy Report Outlines Removal of Regulatory Burdens on Small Business
01/29/2014 Advocacy Study Finds No Direct Link between Credit Score and Discrimination
12/05/2013 Advocacy Report Explores Why a Firm Hires Its First Employee
11/19/2013 Two Sides to Internet Sales Tax
11/06/2013 Tax Reform Debate: Cause for Concern with Removal of Tax Expenditures
07/10/2013 Advocacy Releases Annual Small Business Lending Report
05/15/2013 Advocacy Study Highlights Top Locations for High-Growth Companies
04/23/2013 Report: New High Tech Businesses Rely More Than Other Firms on Bank Loans
04/18/2013 New Report: Venture Capital Firms Profit from Funding Women-led Businesses
04/04/2013 New Report Says Better Bank Lending will Improve Small Business Exports
03/15/2013 Advocacy’s Chief Counsel Responds to ‘Inaccurate’ Allegations
02/20/2013 Federal Watchdog Office Saves Small Businesses $2.4 Billion in Regulatory Costs
02/14/2013 New Report Offers State-by-State Analysis of America’s Small Businesses
02/11/2013 Report: Small Businesses Leading Nation’s Economic Recovery
01/16/2013 Advocacy Applauds IRS Simplification of Home Office Deduction
09/05/2012 Advocacy Issues Updated, Expanded Frequently Asked Questions
08/09/2012 Advocacy Announces Seattle Symposium on Small Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship
08/09/2012 Small Business and Government: Maximizing Entrepreneurship, Driving Innovation
05/03/2012 Immigrant-owned Businesses Start with More Capital than Non-Immigrant-owned Businesses
03/29/2012 American Veterans Own 9 Percent of U.S. Firms
03/21/2012 Small Business Economy 2011
03/13/2012 Advocacy Announces Small Business Data Resources Tool
02/14/2012 Advocacy Regulatory Reviews Save $11.7 Billion for Small Business
12/23/2011 Office of Advocacy’s Economic Research Annual Report: FY 2011 Research Efforts Focused on Small Business Access to Financing
11/21/2011 President Obama’s Nominee for Chief Counsel for Advocacy Confirmed by Senate
11/10/2011 Chief Counsel Praises the Repeal of Three Percent Withholding Requirement on Contractors
10/20/2011 Small Businesses Lead the Way in Green Technology Innovation
10/05/2011 Advocacy Announces Research Proposals for FY 2011
09/30/2011 Developments in Women-Owned Businesses, 1997-2007
09/27/2011 Chief Counsel Applauds DOL’s Postponement on Revising Wage Calculation for H-2B Visa Rule
09/14/2011 Advocacy Research and Symposium Focus on Finance
09/02/2011 Health Insurance in Small Firms: Availability, Coverage, and the Effect of Tax Incentives
07/18/2011 Advocacy Applauds EPA Decision on Final Lead Renovation and Painting Rule
06/27/2011 Advocacy Hosts Nationwide Small Business Roundtables on Women Entrepreneurship
05/11/2011 Chief Counsel Applauds IRS Postponement of Three Percent Withholding Tax on Contractors
05/06/2011 Veterans Often Choose Entrepreneurship
04/20/2011 Thinking About How You Start—Why the Legal Form of Organization that a Small Business Chooses Matters
04/15/2011 Chief Counsel Calls 1099 Repeal a Victory for Small Business
03/28/2011 Caitlin Cain Appointed Region VI Advocate
03/23/2011 The Tax Gap and Small Business
02/10/2011 Small Firm Lending, 2009-2010: Harbingers of Growth
02/03/2011 Advocacy Applauds Federal Reserve’s Decision on Regulation Z
01/31/2011 Mark Berson Appointed Region IV Advocate
01/27/2011 Advocacy Releases Report Examining the Small Business Economy in 2009
01/25/2011 Chief Counsel Applauds OSHA Withdrawal of Rule
01/19/2011 Jennifer M. Clark Appointed Region X Advocate
01/18/2011 President Obama Issues Executive Order On Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review Advocacy Strongly Supports Focus on Small Business
01/18/2011 Becky Greenwald Appointed Region VII Advocate
01/06/2011 Yvonne Lee Appointed Region IX Advocate
01/05/2011 John Hart Appointed Region VIII Advocate
01/03/2011 Teresa “Teri” Coaxum Appointed Region II Advocate
01/03/2011 Henry Sanders Appointed Region V Advocate
12/21/2010 Lynn Bromley Appointed Region I Advocate
11/29/2010 Ngozi Bell Appointed Region III Advocate: Will Work Closely With the Small Business Community
11/18/2010 Chief Counsel Endorses Repeal of 1099
11/18/2010 Chief Counsel Endorses Repeal of 1099
11/16/2010 The Impact of Broadband Speed and Price on Small Business
11/08/2010 Location Does Matter: Entrepreneurs Create Economic Growth Across State and County Lines
11/08/2010 Business-owning Households More Likely Than Others to Have Higher Income and Wealth
11/07/2010 Global Entrepreneurship and the United States
11/07/2010 EPA to Reconsider Final Rule on Stormwater Discharges for Construction Sites
11/07/2010 Self–Employment: A Career View
11/07/2010 Small Business and Credit: How Small Business Uses Bank Credit, Trade Credit or No Credit
11/07/2010 Acting Chief Counsel for Advocacy Testifies on Federal Efforts to Expand Small Business Internet Access
11/07/2010 Two New Studies Look at Small Firm Retirement Plans
11/07/2010 Where Do Jobs Come From? New Analysis of Job Gains and Losses from the Office of Advocacy
11/06/2010 Statement of SBA’s Chief Counsel for Advocacy Winslow Sargeant on expanded reporting requirements
12/23/2009 Advocacy Files Greenhouse Gas Comments
12/15/2009 Tough Labor Markets Tied to Startups of Smallest Firms, Study Finds
12/08/2009 College Education, Good Grades are Factors in Mobility of Self-employed Workers Toward Innovative States
11/29/2009 Ngozi Bell Appointed Region III Advocate
10/29/2009 Small Businesses Are Important Players in U.S. Business and Job Growth
09/23/2009 Study Highlights Importance of Specialized Education for Future Innovative Entrepreneurs
07/16/2009 Sixteen Percent Of High-Impact, High-Tech Firms Founded By Immigrant Entrepreneurs
07/09/2009 Wide-ranging Review of Small Firm Financial Markets Features Data from Survey of Small Business Finances
07/08/2009 Financing, Sales Were Small Firm Concerns of 2008: Report Documents Small Firms’ Role in 2008 Economy
05/26/2009 Advocacy Study Ranks Banks on Small Firm Lending, Hints at Current Financial Trends
05/01/2009 Strong Dollar Has Little Effect On Small Retailers, Larger Effect On Wholesalers
04/02/2009 Effective Federal Income Tax Rate Faced By Small Businesses Varies By Legal Form Of Organization
02/27/2009 Two New Regulations Added To 2009 r3 Top 10 Rules For Review And Reform
02/26/2009 Self-Employed Women Balance Work, Family Life: Study Compares Self-Employed Women To Wage-And-Salary Earners
02/12/2009 Exports are a Bright Spot in Economic Downturn: Report Documents Small Firms’ Role in Economy
01/29/2009 Small Business Gains When The Regulatory Flexibility Act Is Followed: Oversight Of RFA Saves Small Business $10.7 Billion in FY 2008
01/26/2009 CORRECTED: Economic Recovery Depends on Small Business
01/16/2009 Small Businesses Respond To Call For Nominations Of Regulations Needing Review And Reform
07/14/1999 Advocacy Successful in Elimination of Burdensome EPA Regulation
12/17/1997 Advocacy Commends EPA for Outstanding Efforts to Address Small Business Concerns in Effluent Rulemaking